Northeastern faces UNCW in CAA quarters
UNC Wilmington (10-22, 6-13) vs. No. 2 seed Northeastern (20-10, 14-4)
Colonial Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m....
UNCW, Elon meet in CAA tourney
No. 10 seed UNC Wilmington (9-22, 5-13) vs. No. 7 seed Elon (11-20, 7-11)
Colonial Conference Tourney First Round, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Saturday, 6:30...
Coll. Of Charleston defeats UNC-Wilmington 70-61
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley scored 23 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, Grant Riller added 22 points and College of Charleston defeated UNC Wilmington 70-61 on Saturday, winning eight...
Charleston looks to sweep UNCW
UNC Wilmington (9-21, 5-12) vs. College of Charleston (22-8, 11-6)
TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: College of Charleston goes for the season...
Pierce carries William & Mary over UNC Wilmington 71-63
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists as William & Mary got past UNC Wilmington 71-63 on Saturday.
UNCW tops conference leader Hofstra 87-79, exits CAA cellar
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and UNC Wilmington, which started the day in last place in the Colonial Athletic Association, knocked off conference leader Hofstra 87-79 on Saturday night.
Roland lifts Northeastern past UNC-Wilmington 81-77
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had 19 points as Northeastern narrowly beat UNC Wilmington 81-77 on Thursday night. Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 16. Brace also had six rebounds for the Huskies.
Anthony Green had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (16-9, 10-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which won its fifth consecutive game.
Johnson’s steal preserves Delaware’s 70-66 defeat of UNCW
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Johnson scored 10 points and his last-second steal cemented Delaware's 70-66 defeat of UNC Wilmington Saturday night.
UNC Wilmington trailed by as many as 20 in the second half but scored 11 unanswered points to kick off a 16-2 run, slicing the lead to 69-66 when Devontae Cacok dunked on a putback with four seconds left. Cacok snared the rebound of a Delaware missed free throw with three seconds on the clock but Johnson picked off a Kai Toews pass as time ran out.
Toews scores career-high 23, UNCW holds off W&M 93-88
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Kai Toews scored a career-high 23 points to lead four into double-digit scoring and North Carolina-Wilmington bounced back from consecutive losses to defeat William & Mary 93-88 on Thursday night.
UNC Wilmington (8-13, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) led by as many as 16 after halftime and was up 90-79 with 36 seconds remaining when William & Mary (7-13, 3-5) slashed into that with three consecutive 3-pointers from Matt Milon.
UNC Wilmington tops Drexel 97-83 behind Cacok’s 24 points
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and UNC Wilmington beat Drexel 97-83 on Saturday.
Ty Gadsden and Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points apiece, Jay Estime' added 11 and Kai Toews dished 13 assists for the Seahawks (8-7, 3-1 Northeast Conference), who scored 24 points off of 11 turnovers and made 11 of 25 3-pointers.
Cylla, Cacok help UNCW beat James Madison 86-83 in 2OT
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla scored a career-high 24 points and Devontae Cacok had his ninth double-double of the season to help UNC Wilmington beat James Madison 86-83 in double overtime on Thursday night.
Riller scores 31 and Charleston holds off UNC Wilmington
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 31 points and defending conference champion College of Charleston defeated UNC Wilmington 73-66 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.
Charleston's win overshadowed a 27-point, 19-rebound game for UNCW's Devontae Cacok.
Mercer holds off UNC Wilmington 77-73
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Ross Cummings hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Jaylen Stowe and Luke Hamilton added 10 points apiece to propel Mercer to a 77-73 victory over UNC Wilmington on Friday night.
Stowe and Hamilton combined to make 8 of 9 shots for the Bears (5-7), who shot 53 percent from the floor and nailed 11 of 23 from 3-point range (48 percent).
UNC Wilmington holds off late East Carolina rally, 95-86
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds and UNC Wilmington held off a late East Carolina rally to post a 95-86 victory on Tuesday night.
The game marked the 66th meeting between the North Carolina rivals. The Seahawks now lead the series 37-29.
UNC Wilmington dominates Eastern Illinois 82-65
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ty Gadsden hit five 3-pointers and scored 16 of his 19 points in the first half and UNC Wilmington never trailed in beating Eastern Illinois 82-65 Sunday at the Battle in the Blue Ridge tournament.
Devontae Cacok scored 17 and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 40th career double-double and Kai Toews had 10 points and 14 assists for the Seahawks (3-4), who shot 56 percent and hit 11 of 21 3-pointers in the first meeting between the teams.
Johnson, Perez have 20 apiece, Gardner-Webb wins 81-72
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Nate Johnson and Jose Perez had 20 points apiece as Gardner-Webb won its second game of the season, beating UNC Wilmington 81-72 in the Battle of the Blue Ridge on Saturday night.
Cacok scores 17, UNC Wilmington downs Arkansas St. 78-64
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, leading four into double-figure scoring, and UNC Wilmington rallied after halftime for its first win, defeating Arkansas State 78-64 Friday night at the Battle in the Blue Ridge Tournament.
Arkansas State led 32-29 at halftime but the Seahawks (1-3) opened the second on a 15-4 run to lead by eight and outscored Arkansas State 49-32 in the final half.